Business Intelligence

CPM vs BI

The key to success is to understand how effective your business processes are. We’re not just talking about the ones that revolve around your main revenue stream, whether that’s making diapers or fixing solar panels. We’re talking every single one of your processes, from recruiting to marketing to supply chain management. In order to gain insights into the performance of these processes, businesses use two types of software: corporate performance management (CPM) and business intelligence (BI). What the average person doesn’t know, however, is what actually differentiates CPM vs BI. Let’s start by quickly defining each of them:

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Five Strategies for Driving Revenue Growth With Predictive Analytics

The greatest competitive edge any company can have is knowing more about its operations and the market dynamics affecting its operations than its competitors. Competing with greater intensity and the ability to get more done in less time is what differentiates market leaders from every other company in a given industry.

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BI Software for Healthcare

Big Data and data analytics just may be the defining concepts of the 2010s. As today’s modern businesses attempt to become more data-driven, they adopt business intelligence (BI) software to make sense of all the data they collect. You’ll find businesses of all kinds, from financial institutions to manufacturing companies, using BI software to optimize their various processes. But what about other, more niche industries? For example, what about BI software for healthcare organizations?

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Pros and Cons of Open Source Reporting Tools

Making sense of a bunch of data is incredibly difficult. Unless it’s organized and visualized in an easy-to-understand manner, there isn’t much you can glean from a large data set. That’s why one of the most important aspects of business intelligence software is reporting.

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2017 Enterprise Performance Management Software Update

Improving operational performance has a direct effect on the financial performance of any business. The vital link of operational data generated from service, sales, support and production workflows to the machinery and production team levels are now possible. Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) is entering a new era, where long-standing challenges of linking day-to-day operations data with strategic performance is a reality. Cloud platforms are enabling technology industry frontrunners, including Host Analytics, to be adopted quickly, in addition to helping define Corporate Performance Management (CPM).

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Analytics Behind IoT: How to Give Even More Power to Your Business

The Internet of Things (IoT): the buzzword of our times. The concept of the vast network of interconnected devices, from those in our homes to the ones in our pockets. But if we think about it, companies aren’t using IoT just for fun gadgets; it’s actually serving many businesses and changing the way they work. IoT has actually enabled a whole new world that’s truly improving thanks to the amount of connectivity. For example, think of activity trackers that improve your health, or connected home electronics that reduce energy consumption. Despite how much it already helps us, how can IoT go even further?

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Pentaho vs Tableau

Few will disagree with the claim that business intelligence software is changing the way companies are structured and operated. Certainly, analytics tools are having a profound effect on the way internal decisions are made. The ability to review consolidated information from a broad range of applications allows for faster, wiser, more informed responses.

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Embedded Analytics: Go The Extra Mile

Choosing an embedded analytical and reporting tool isn’t like choosing furniture. It’s more like choosing a friend who’ll join you in a journey over the course of the next few years. A journey that, in a fast changing world, will be filled with unknowns and challenges.

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Enterprise BI Software: What is it, and What are the Best Solutions?

Not all business intelligence software is created equal. Sure, there are plenty of great BI tools out there — ones with great reporting, data analytics and visualizations. But just because a BI tool works great for one business, doesn’t guarantee it’ll have the same impact for another. This is especially true when you take into account the size of a business.

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